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Chicago Cubs visit Atlanta Braves in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Chicago Cubs pay a visit to Atlanta on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Braves bats in baseball betting action at SunTrust Park.

Atlanta sends R.A. Dickey out against Mike Montgomery for the Chicago Cubs in this game. Dickey is 6-5 with a 4.00 ERA on the season, while Montgomery is 1-6 on the year and has a 3.65 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of 120 for the Atlanta Braves in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 10 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 6.7-3.0 victory for the Cubs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Atlanta Braves sport a record of 45-47 heading into this matchup, while the Chicago Cubs sit at 48-45 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Chicago injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Atlanta Braves rated this week at No. 21 and the Chicago Cubs sitting at No. 17.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Atlanta Braves No. 17-ranked scoring average of 4.65 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs offense rated No. 16 and scoring 4.68 runs per game. The Braves have averaged 9.1 hits per game to date this season, more than the Cubs hitters have managed (8.24 per nine innings).

Chicago brings the No. 12-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Braves's No. 25-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago rolled to a 5-1 win against Atlanta on Tuesday, as J Lackey and the Cubs' bats led the team to victory at SunTrust Park.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Chi Cubs's last 25 games
  • Chi Cubs is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games at home
  • Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to St. Louis, Friday, July 21st
Atlanta at Los Angeles, Thursday, July 20th